A spring holiday in Bright. Late snow crowning Mount Bogong in mid September. Photo taken from the Murray to Mountains rail trail near the centre of Bright. Mount Bogong from Tawonga Gap, under an interesting sky. View to the east from Mt Buffalo Gorge. Snow capped mountains on the horizon. The green valley is the … Continue reading Spring, Bright & Apollo Bay
Early Morning Flight, an Easterly Blow and a Koala
Wind direction at Apollo Bay generally moves in a constant cycle around the compass rose in an anti-clockwise direction. It can stay from one direction for days, and sometimes pass through various points on the compass with no pause at all. Last Friday morning the pressure patterns were configured and moving such that forecasters predicted … Continue reading Early Morning Flight, an Easterly Blow and a Koala
Wildlife around Apollo Bay. Hang gliding over the Bay.
Apollo Bay sits between the foothills of the Otway Ranges and the ocean. There remain many pockets of pristine cool temperate rainforest in these hills, which are home to all manner of reptiles, animals and birds. The wildlife photos below were all chance encounters. Sightings such as those recorded in these photos are not uncommon … Continue reading Wildlife around Apollo Bay. Hang gliding over the Bay.
In a place surrounded by natural beauty
The beauty of the natural world is on full display at every turn in the Apollo Bay area. These photos were all taken over the last few weeks within a few kms of my home. The photos of the moonset and the koala in the tree were taken from my back deck. The easterly winds … Continue reading In a place surrounded by natural beauty
Swell Breaking on Little Henty Reef, Full Moon Rising over Apollo Bay, and a Koala
The first of September 2021 dawned with perfect spring weather and proper winter swell. Very early in the day when I had my swim in the ocean there was no wind at all. By the time I was taking these photos later in the morning a gentle northerly was putting the finishing touches on the … Continue reading Swell Breaking on Little Henty Reef, Full Moon Rising over Apollo Bay, and a Koala